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Does Jeff Bezos Really Want to Squash Shutterfly?

The world of photography has sure undergone major changes in the past 20 years or so. With the explosion of personal computers and digital cameras in the 1990s, then came phone-based ...
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The Trade Desk Enters the Market With a Bang

The Trade Desk Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD) entered the market with a bang, well above what anybody expected. The company originally priced its 4.667 million Class A shares at $18, the high ...
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Activision and Sony Gear Up for Highly Anticipated Destiny Release

Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is set to deliver the highly anticipated expansion in its Destiny franchise, "Destiny: Rise of Iron." At the same time, the company is offering a rerelease ...
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Twitter Gets Hammered as It Opens Up to Longer Tweets

According to several media reports, Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) will allow users to tweet messages longer than the current 140 character limit. There have been rumors for months that the ...
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The Trade Desk Increases IPO Price Range

The Trade Desk has been a pending initial public offering (IPO) for a while now. An amended filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission has been filed by the advertising ...
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Twitter Sued for Failing

How badly has Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) failed as a public company? It will have to answer that question as part of a lawsuit against it. And whatever the outcome ...
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Glu Mobile Moves to Acquire Poke Radar

Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU) announced early on Wednesday that it is moving to acquire the community-driven app Poke Radar. For those curious, this is another App that is tied ...
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Pandora Shares Sink With New Direct Licensing Agreements

Pandora Media Inc. (NYSE: P) saw its shares slide on Tuesday after the company announced that it signed direct licensing agreements for recorded music with Merlin Network, Sony Music, Universal ...
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Short Sellers Retract Bets in Major Social Media Stocks

Social media has taken the world by storm, building virtual communities for anyone who has internet access and allowing people to connect and share across the globe. A lot of ...
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Labor Day Specials: Boston Globe $0.99 a Week, Chicago Tribune $0.39 a Week

As newspapers try to increase paid subscribers and put a great deal of their content behind paywalls, they have resorted to car dealership tactics. Buy over Labor Day weekend, or ...
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DraftKings and FanDuel: $1 Billion Unicorns Ready for NFL 2016 Season

Special to 24/7 Wall St. From PrivCo When HBO’s “Hard Knocks” returned this August, it marked the beginning of a marketing and media firestorm that will lead up to the start ...
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Why Tropical Storm Hermine, or Hurricane Hermine, Is Potentially So Dangerous

Tropical Storm Hermine has just become Hurricane Hermine, with the National Hurricane Center saying the storm is traveling at about 14 miles per hour toward Florida. Its winds have moved ...
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Newspaper Paywall Watch: Washington Post $19, Boston Globe $5

Almost every major paper in the United States is chasing the paywall success of The New York Times Co. (NYSE: NYT) and News Corp's (NYSE: NWS) The Wall Street Journal. ...
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Disney Is DJIA’s Worst Performing Stock, Down More Than 9%

This year has not been kind to Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS). The Mouse House's stock price has dropped 9.39% as of Friday's closing bell and is one of just ...
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Netflix Finishes First in Streaming Survey

In the first quarter of this year, half of all U.S. households had a paid subscription to a video streaming service. That is the same percentage as the number of ...
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